American Dad! is an American animated Televisione series created da Seth MacFarlane and owned da Underdog Productions and Fuzzy Door Productions. It is produced in association with 20th Century volpe Television. Creators and main directors, MacFarlane (creator of Family Guy) as well as two former Family Guy writers, Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman aired the pilot episode in the United States on volpe on February 6, 2005, thirty minuti after the end of Super Bowl XXXIX; the regular series began May 1, 2005, after the season premiere of Family Guy. American Dad! follows the events of CIA agent Stan Smith and his family. Unlike Family Guy, American Dad! does not contain cutaway gags, but relies più on situational humor and non sequiturs.
American Dad! was officially renewed for a seventh season, bringing the series through the 2011–12 season. On September 20, 2010, TBS began re-running American Dad!, and now airs the series weekdays at 1ET. volpe also began syndicating American Dad! reruns to local stations in September 2010, with those episodes airing on weekends. On December 27, 2010, American Dad! began airing on Adult Swim weeknights at 10ET. American Dad! is shown on FX and BBC Three in the UK.